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Dr. RANJIT S. PATIL

PhD (Energy)., IIT Guwahati,                                                                                                           Post-Doctorate (Energy and Process Heat Transfer_Multiphase Flow) at ENEA               (Nuclear) Research Centre Italy
 
Field of Specialization : Thermal Power, Energy & Fluid Engg.
 
 
Assistant Professor
Head - Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact Details:
Email: ranjitp@goa.bits-pilani.ac.in, ranjitpatil48@gmail.com
Phone (O) : + 91 832 2580 209
Office : A wing ,  A - 313 / 11
                                                                                                                   
 
About the Faculty:                     
BE with an excellent academic record and as an university ranker,  ME in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Heat & Power Engineering (IC Engines group) and (research experience gained through project on Energy Conservation in Indian Cement Industries at National Chemical Laboratory - CSIR Lab Pune in collaboration with B. K. Birla Group of Companies - Vasavadatta Cement Plant), and PhD (Full Time with MHRD Fellowship for 4 years) in Energy from IIT  (Indian Institute of Technology) Guwahati (worked in the group of Prof. Manmohan Pandey and Prof. Pinakeswar Mahanta); Dr. Ranjit S. Patil joined to ENEA (Nuclear) Research Centre of Government of Italy as a Post Doctoral Fellow (PDF) and worked in the group of Dr. Giuseppe Zummo and Dr. Gian Piero Celeta, in the area of Energy & Process Heat Transfer in Two Phase Flow domain of Microtubes, later the position has been termed as a Researcher in ENEA  Rome - Italy (2010-11).  During the tenure of research work  related to ENEA Italy,  he has visited to France (Paris), Austria, Hungary, Switzerland. Since last 19 years, he is working in the field of Fluid and Thermal Engineering for research and teaching. He has published his research work in the reputed International conferences, Book chapters, and Journals published by Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, ASME, IMechE, Springer etc. He has published papers in well known - reputed International conferences held at IITs, IISc Bangalore, conferences held at abroad - at Imperial College London UK, Bangkok  Thiland, Krakow Poland, USA, Seoul South Korea, Dubai -UAE etc. In December 2011, he joined to department of Mechanical engineering and at present, he is working as an Assistant Professor in BITS Pilani - K K Birla Goa campus, Goa. He is recipient of INSA Visiting Scientist Fellowship Award for the year 2014-15 by Government of India. He is also recipient of OPERA (Outstanding Potential for Excellence in Research and Academics) Award (2014-19) by BITS Pilani for his excellence in  Research and Teaching.

 
Post-Doctorate: Two Phase Flow - Fluid-dynamic and Heat Transfer Characteristics associated with Micro-tubes
 
 

PhD Thesis (defended on 30th April 2011): Experimental and Computational (CFD): Parametric Studies with Effect of Scale-up on Fluid-dynamic and Heat Transfer Characteristics of Circulating Fluidized Bed Boiler

 
 
Awards:
1) OPERA (Outstanding Potential for Excellence in Research and Academics) Award by BITS PILANI. (for 5 years duration: January 2015- December 2019).
(http://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/university/fad/FacilitiesAndBenefits) based on Performance Review on Research and Teaching.
 
2) DST International Travel Support to attend the conference at USA in 2016.
 
3) Worked as Visiting Scientist at IIT Guwahati, summer 2014.
 
4) CCSTDS (former CICS Chennai) International Travel Support to attend the conference at UK in 2014. 
 
5) INSA Visiting Scientist Fellowship Award by Government of India,  2014 -2015.
 
6) ENEA (Nuclear Research Centre) International Fellowship for Post Doctorate by European Union, Italy 2010 - 2011.
 
7) MHRD Fellowship during full time PG degree and PhD,  2004 - 2010.
 
  
 
TEACHING:
Following courses have been taught in BITS and got feedback on teaching (on an average 8.5 /10) & remark as an "Excellent" from students.
Courses: 
1) Power Plant Engineering (ME C314 / ME F420 - BITS On Campus Course), also (Work Integrated Learning Program {WILP} Course PEHC ZC314 designed for engineers of Hindalco Company of Aditya Birla Group) 
 
2) Heat Transfer (ME F311)
 
3) Applied Thermodynamics (ME F214)
 
4) IC Engines (ME F242)
 
5) Fluid Mechanics (ME F212) 
 
6) Thermodynamics (BITS F111)
 
7) Transport Phenomena - II (ME C311), (POWAB ZC317 for Vedanta - Aditya Birla Group)
 
8) Power Generation (Work Integrated Learning Program Course {WILP} POWAB ZC322 / ZC313 for Aditya Birla Cement Company  and as POWTP ZC322 /ZC313designed for engineers of TATA Power Company, POWJS ZC313 for engineers of JSW (Jindal South West) Energy Group)
 
9) Production Techniques-I (ME F243)
 
10) Structure and Properties of Materials (ES C242)
 
  
Program / Curriculum / Course Development:
 
1) Started ME (Mechanical Engineering) program since August 2019.
 
2) Updated BE (Mechanical Engineering) curriculum. It was approved in Senate (14th August 2020) and implemented. Co-ordinated to update the thermal engineering related courses, and as HoD the overall co-ordinator of Goa campus while updating BE Mechanical Engineering Curriculum.
 
3) Worked as expert to develop the courses such as (i) Transport Phenomena and (ii) Advance I C Engines for the work integrated learning (WILP) program.
 
4) Participated in developing minor programs related to Robotics, Aeronautics program. 
 
 
 
ADMINISTRATION:
1) Started working as Head - Department of Mechanical Engineering from 21st November 2017.
 
2) Working as a Member for Project Lakshya since 12 October 2018 in the "Research as a Thrust Area". 
  
3)  Started working as Chairman - Doctoral Research Committee (DRC) and Department's Committee on Academics (DCAfrom 21st November 2017.                                                 [Started ME Mechanical Engineering and co-ordinated to update thermal engineering related courses and overall co-ordinator (Goa campus) while updating BE Mechanical Engineering Curriculum.]
  
4) Involved as Panel Member for the Faculty and Staff Recruitment for the Department, Workshop and Maintenance unit etc. 
 
5) Worked as Warden - AH-6 Hostel at BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus for 4 years since 1st January 2014.
  
6) Started working as Faculty-in charge of Central Workshop Unit from 21st November 2017.
 
7) Worked as Convener of Doctoral Research Committee (DRC) of Department of Mechanical Engineering for 2 years since 1st January 2016.
 
8) Worked as a one of the Team members for Energy Conservation of  BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus and for AC Plant with other team members.
 
9) Worked as Faculty Coordinator - Placement division for the students of Department of Mechanical Engineering.
 
10) Working as SAE Faculty Coordinator for SAE BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus since January 2013 to till date. (BAJA and SUPRA teams under this club are working excellent and till date students have presented five in-house fabricated Cars at different competitions held in India).
 
11) Worked as Member of Academic Counseling Board (ACB)  for 2 years since July 2014 to July 2016.
 
12) Worked as a Member representing K K Birla Goa Campus for Institutional Knowledge and Analysis (IKA) Cell.
 
13) Worked under PS Duty for Mission - Enhancing Students PS-I Experience to Power Stations. I have worked in May-July  2017 for PS-I to monitor Power Plants (Adani Power Mundra, Adani Power Tiroda, Adani Power Ahmedabad, Essar Power Jamnagar, Essar Power Hazira, Hindalc, Nalco).  Visited Essar Power Jamnagar and Adani Power Tiroda as an expert from Mechanical Engineering Department for technical guidance to students in their PS-I projects.
 
14) Worked on Energy Conservation and Co-generation in Sugar Factories under Industry Immersion Program of BITS Pilani, May-July 2015.
 
15) Worked as PS-I Instructor at  Pune in May- July 2013 for TATA Technologies, Thermax, and Kirloskar Pneumatics.
 
16) Worked as PS-I Instructor at  Kolhapur in May- July 2012 for Caspro, and Kirloskar Oil Engines.

17) Arranged two days Workshop  on  "Electronics System in IC Engines" conducted by Medhavi Centre for Automotive Research.
 
18) Arranged National Level Conference - "1st Symposium and Workshop for Analytical Youth on Applied Mechanics", 4-6 July 2018. Conference was jointly arranged by BITS Pilani - K K Birla Goa campus and Indian Society of Applied Mechanics.
 
19) Arranged several Invited Talks where resource person were from DRDO, IITs (Bombay, Kanpur etc) and other abroad universities, and industries such as (Siemens, GE etc).
 
 
 
RESEARCH:
Area of Research:
Renewable Energy Resources (solar, wind, biomass), CFD, MFix an Open-Source Multiphase Flow Solver, Modeling and Simulation using CFD software like Fluent (Finite Volume Approach), Fluidization Engineering and Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) Boiler, IC Engines, Hydrodynamic and Heat Transfer Characteristics associated with Nano-fluids used in Micro-tubes, Two Phase Flow, Energy Conservation in Power Generation and Process Industries like Power Plant, and Cement, Paper & Pulp Industries respectively, Fluid Mechanics and Heat transfer associated with Casting.
 
 
Membership: ASME, SAE, IAENG UK.
 
 
 Reviewer:
1) Subject matter expert and Jury for the Summit REPRISM 2019 organized by Aditya Birla Group in Delhi, 2019.
 
2) Reviewer for Elsevier Journal : Powder Technology
 
3) Reviewer for Elsevier Journal: Energy 
   
4) Reviewer for Wiley Journal: Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy
 
5) Reviewer for Taylor & Francis Journal : Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics
 
6) Reviewer for SAGE Journal : Advances in Mechanical Engineering
 
7) Reviewer for AIChE Journal
 
8) Reviewer for Mc GrawHill Publication Book: Thermal Engineering. 
 
9) Session Co-chair  for the "Applications of Commercial Software" at the ASME 2016 Power and Energy Conference held at North Carolina, USA.
 
10) Reviewer at Conferences: Held at IITs such as IIT Bombay,  5th International and 41st National Conference on “Fluid Machines and Fluid Power (FMFP 2014)” at IIT Kanpur.
 
  
Invited Talk:
1) "Research on Cyclone Separator and flow through Microtubes" - International Winter Academy, Government College of Engineering, Karad - Maharashtra, 20th December 2018.
 
2) “CFD Simulations of CFB Boilers” at IIT Guwahati 10th July 2016.
 
3) "Research Methodologies in Engineering Sciences" at S. G. Balekundri Institute of Technology affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) Belgaum 13th July 2015. It was excellent workshop where other invited speakers were from IIT Madras (Prof. G. R. Dodagoudar), IIT Bomaby (Prof. B. Ravi), COE Pune ( Dr. M.S. Sutaone), 13th July 2015.
 
4) “Characteristics of Flow in Fluidized Bed and Microtubes” at IIT Guwahati 26th June 2014.
 
5) “Effect of Scale up on Heat Transfer Characteristics of Circulating Fluidized Bed” at IIT Madras 9th July 2012.
 
6) “Hydrodynamic and Heat Transfer Characteristics in CFB (Boiler) and Microtubes” at IIT Jodhpur 6th November 2011.
 
Publications: 
He has accepted / published 50 research papers with research work has been accepted / published in reputed International conferences, Book chapters, and Journals like Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, ASME, IMechE, Springer etc. He published papers in well known - reputed International conferences held at IITs, IISc Bangalore, conferences held at abroad - at Imperial College London UK, Bangkok Thiland, Krakow Poland, USA, Seoul South Korea, Dubai- UAE etc.
 
(Note: List of the Publication is given at the end of this page)
 
 
Research Guidance:
# 5 PhD students (2 completed and 3 ongoing).

1) Sole Guided since January 2014 (Dr. Vishal Vasantrao Patil, ID: 2013PHXF0505G) in the area of Alternate Fuels and Engine Modifications of CI Engines. (Examiners for Thesis Evaluation were from IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi. Thesis Defended Successfully on 7th December 2019..

 
2) Co-Guided since January 2014 (Dr. Satish Mullya, ID: 2013PHXF0507G) in the area of Study of Molten Metal Flow and Debris Movement at Inter Electrode Gap in Micro Electric Discharge Milling Process using CFD. (Examiners for Thesis Evaluation were from IIITDM Jabalpur and IIT Delhi. Thesis Defended Successfully on 7th May 2020..
 
3) Sole Guiding since August 2015 (Mr. Mahesh Dasar, ID: 2015PHXF0015G) in the area of Experimental and Computational Studies on Two Phase Flow to predict Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer Characteristics in a CFB Heat Exchangers.
(JRF/SRF on DST-SERB Project)
 
4) Sole Guiding since August 2016 (Mr. Abhilash K. Tilak, ID: 2016PHXF0420G) in the area of Nano-Fluids used in the Micro-channels.

 
5) Co-Guiding Since July 2019 (Mr. Raja Gangipamula  ID: 2018PHXP0444G) in the area of Hydroacoustic analysis of centrifugal pumps.
 
# Guided Several BE Students for Design Projects, Study Project, BE Thesis in the area of Power Generation (CFB Boilers with CFD) at BITS and co-guided off campus thesis done by BITS students at IITs and abroad.
 
 
 
Laboratory Developed: (Investment around Rs. 100 Lakhs):
 Multiphase Flow Laboratory has been developed to study the fluid dynamics and heat transfer characteristics of Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) Boiler (heat exchanger) and of various micro-channels using nano-fluids.
 
Research Engine Set-up for Internal Combustion Engines
 
All required euipments to do deep research have been purchased. Equipments  such as High Speed Camera, Thermal Image Camera, Data Acquisition System with NI Labview Software, Pressure and Temperature Sensors, Blower, Compressor (15 bar capacity), Cooling Tower, High Speed Computational Facility (Two Servers) for CFD Simulation work using Ansys, Mathematica, coding work using C programing language. CFB heat exchanger set-up and micro-channel test rig have been designed and developed. Some of the photographs of the laboratory are as below.
 
 
Funded Projects: (# 1 to 4, 6 & 10 are completed, # 5,  7 to 9 are submitted with details as below):
1) RIG: BITS Research Initiation Grant  (Rs. 2 Lakhs), for 2 years [04/03/2014 to 03/03/2016].
"Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analysis of Two Phase Flow in Circulating Fluidized Bed".
[Completed as PI - 2016] 
 
2) ACGReceived BITS Additional Competitive Research Grant (Rs. 2.50 Lakhs) for 2 years on 4th August 2015 to perform the research work for the project entitled "Effect of Novel Design of Cyclone Separator on Heat Transfer Characteristics of Pressurized Circulating Fluidized Bed Heat Exchanger". (High Speed Computational Facility has been purchased).
[Completed as PI - 2017] 
 
3) DST-SERB grant has been sanctioned to develop the experimental facility at BITS Pilani - K K Birla Goa Campus. Received Grant from  DST Govt. of India (Rs. 27.66 Lakhs) for 3 years, completed in February 2019. One JRF/SRF position also has been sanctioned. Project entitled as "Computational and Experimental Investigations on Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer Characteristics of Two Phase Flow in Atmospheric Circulating Fluidized Bed Heat Exchanger with Novel Designs of Distributor Plate".
[Completed as PI - 2019
 
4) OPERA Award by BITS Pilani (with  worth Rs. 8.28 Lakhs for Research) in January 2015 and in May 2017.
[Completed as PI -2019]  
 
5) CPRI (Ministry of Power):Project entitled "Integrated Renewable Energy Technology for Biomass Conversion to Clean Power and Process Development for Emissions Utilization" submitted to CPRI (Ministry of Power) Bangalore of worth Rs. 6 Crores in collaboration with IIT Guwahati, Jadhavpur University Kolkata, CSIR-CMERI Durgapur.
  (Note: Project Submitted on 1st October 2016. Comments Received on 30th April 2017. Positive Comments are received from all Reviewers. They are asking to reduce the Total Cost of Project. Total cost of the project should be around Rs. 5 Crores. Project has been revised and resubmitted worth Rs. 4 Crores 68 Lakhs and it is now under review again since June 2017. Presentation was held on 14th July 2018 at CPRI Bangalore. Results yet are NOT declared.)
[Submitted as Co-PI 2018 and it is under review] 
 
6) BMW Twin Power Turbo inline 4 Cylinder Diesel Engine with 8 Speed Steptronic Automatic Transmission System, Sponsored by: BMW (industry sponsored project under BMW Skill Next Competition), Rs. 25 Lakhs in September 2018.
[ON Going as PI -2018] 
 
7) DST-FIST proposal to DST worth Rs. 3 Crores in May 2020.
[Submitted as PI - May 2020] 
 
8) ISRO:Project entitled "Thermal Protection System Material Realization Strategies for Spacecraft using 3-D Printed Phenolic Impregnated Carbon Ablator with Nano-fillers (PICA-n3D)" submitted to ISRO Bangalore of worth Rs. 37,90,193/-.
[Submitted as Co-PI on 31st August 2020] 
 
9) ISRO:Project entitled "Thermal Protection System Material Realization Strategies for Spacecraft using 3-D Printed C/SiC-Nisubmitted to ISRO Bangalore of worth Rs. 37,15,087/-.
[Submitted as Co-PI on 31st August 2020] 
 
10) Several COVID based projects such as development and manufacturing of Sanitizer stands, Sanitizing machine for bags etc, and other small projects such as material testing on teeth material provided by dental student, material provided by IFB India etc.
[Completed in AY 2019- 2020, AY 2020-21]
 
 
  
 
Publications: Total 54 = Journals (18*) + Book Chapter (1) + Conf Proceedings (10) + International Conferences (17**) + National Conference (8).                                              *Submitted = 3, **Submitted = 2
 
 Journal Papers: (15 published in reputed International Journals, 1 published in Book Chapter by reputed Publisher, and 3 submitted to reputed journals
 
1) Mahesh Dasar, Ranjit S Patil, "Hydrodynamic Characteristics of a 2D2D Cyclone Separator with a Finned Cylindrical Body", Powder Technology, 363, 541-558, 2020. 
(Elsevier Journal)[Impact Factor: 4.142] [SCI and Scopus]. 
 
2) Abhilash K Tilak, Ranjit S Patil, "Study of Effects of Novel Cross-Sections of Microchannel Heat Sink on Thermohydraulic Performance", Journal of Heat Transfer, 142(4), 044506, 2020. 
(ASME Journal)[Impact Factor: 1.787] [SCI and Scopus].  
 
3)  Vishal V. Patil, Ranjit S. Patil, “Experimental Investigations to Predict Optimistic Biodiesel(s) and its Optimistic Operating Conditions by Varying Ignition Delay Period and Fuel Spray Pressures for Lower Emissions and Better Performance”, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science,  234 (19), 3809-3902, 2020.
(IMechE Journal - Part C, Sage Publications), [Impact Factor: 1.386] [SCI and Scopus]. 
  
4) Tilak A.K., Patil R.S., 2019. "Effect of Chitosan Surfactant Concentration on the Thermal Conductivity and Viscosity of Al2O3 + CNT Hybrid Nanofluid", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1455, 012004, 2020[Impact Factor: 0.54]
(Journal of Institute of Physics), [CPCI (Conference Proceedings Citation Index].
 
5)  Mahesh Dasar, Ranjit S. Patil, “Effects of Helical Fins with Semi-Circular in Cross-Section on the Performance Characteristics of Novel Finned Cyclone Separators”, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 234 (17), 3509 -3520, 2020
(IMechE Journal - Part C, Sage Publications), [Impact Factor: 1.386] [SCI and Scopus].

6) Mahesh Dasar, Ranjit S Patil, "Studies on Separation Efficiency and Energy Conservation through Novel Finned Cyclone Separator", Journal of Heat Transfer, 142(4),042104, 2020. 
(ASME Journal)[Impact Factor: 1.787] [SCI and Scopus]. 
 
7) Samyak Jain and Ranjit S Patil, “Numerical Simulation of Novel Nozzle Intake Manifold”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1276, 012037, 2019 [Impact Factor: 0.54]
(Journal of Institute of Physics), [CPCI (Conference Proceedings Citation Index].
  
8) Mahesh Dasar, Ranjit S. Patil, "Investigations on Various Characteristics of Novel Cyclone Separator with Helical Square Fins," Separation Science and Technology,(https://doi.org/10.1080/01496395.2019.1650770), 55 (16), 2994-3011, 2019.
(Taylor & Francis Journal. Separation Science and Technology is 119 years old journal, established in year 1900, publishes work related to cyclone separators and other similar novel equipments, design, processes etc), [Impact Factor: 1.718] [SCI and Scopus]. 
 

9)  V. V. Patil, R. S. Patil, “Effects of Partial Addition of Butanol in Rubber seed Oil Methyl Ester Diesel Blend”, Journal Materials Today: Proceedings, 5 (11 – part 2), 23119-23127, 2018.                 (Elsevier Journal)[Impact Factor: 0.97], [Scopus].

 
10) Vishal V. Patil, Ranjit S. Patil, “Investigations on Partial Addition of N-Butanol in Sunflower Oil Methyl Ester Powered Diesel Engine”, Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 140(1), 012205, 2017
(ASME Journal),  [Impact Factor: 3.183] [SCI and Scopus].

 

11) Vishal V. Patil, Ranjit S. Patil, “Effects of Partial Addition of N-Butanol in Rubber seed Oil Methyl Ester Powered Diesel Engine”, Journal of Power and Energy, 231 (7), 607-617, 2017.   (IMechE Journal - Part A, Sage Publications),  [Impact Factor: 1.563] [SCI and Scopus].
                      

12) Ranjit S. Patil, Pinakeswar Mahanta, and Manmohan Pandey, “Experimental and Computational Studies on Effects of Scale-up of Riser on Heat Transfer Characteristics of Circulating Fluidized Bed”, Transactions on Engineering Technologies,Ch.19, 289-304, 2014.                                             (Springer Book).

 
13) R.S. Patil, M. Pandey, P. Mahanta,"Parametric Studies and Effect of Scale-up on Wall-to-Bed Heat Transfer Characteristics of Circulating Fluidized Bed Risers", Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 35(3), 485-494, 2011.                                                                                                      (Elsevier Journal)[Impact Factor: 3.444] [SCI and Scopus].
 
 
14) R.S. Patil, P. Mahanta, M. Pandey, "Effect of Scale-up on Heat Transfer Characteristics of Cyclone Separators of Circulating Fluidized Beds", International Energy Journal, 11(3), 123-130, 2010.                                                                                                                                    (International Energy Journal),[Impact Factor: 0.70], [ESCI and Scopus].                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

15)  R.S. Patil, M. Pandey, P. Mahanta, "Effect of Scale-up on Lower and Middle Splash Region on Heat Transfer Characteristics of Circulating Fluidized Bed Risers", Journal of Power and Energy, 224(8),1059-1068,2010.                                                                                                        (IMechE Journal - Part A, Sage Publications), [Impact Factor: 1.563] [SCI and Scopus].

 

16) R.S. Patil, M. Pandey, P. Mahanta, "Effect of Scale-up on Heat Transfer Characteristics in Upper Splash Region of Circulating Fluidized Bed Risers", Journal of Energy and Power Engineering, (David Publications USA),04(6),9-15,2010.

 

17) Vishal V. Patil, Ranjit S. Patil, “Investigations on effects of varying ignition delay period for the sunflower oil methyl ester”, (Submitted)

                                                                                                                                                                18) Abhilash Kumar Tilak., Ranjit Shankarrao Patil, "Studies on the Performance Characteristics and Entropy Generation of Rectangular and Novel ITSCEB Microchannel Heat Sinks", (Submitted)  

 
19) Abhilash Kumar Tilak., Ranjit Shankarrao Patil, "Influence of Al2O3 nanofluid on the performance of novel ITSCEB microchannel heat sink", (Submitted)  


 

Proceedings Papers :(Total 10 published) in which (6 attended at abroad) [5 Scopus Indexed]

 
1) Tilak A.K., Patil R.S., 2019. "Entropy Generation Analysis of a Microchannel Heat Sink with Al2O3 and CNT Nanofluid". Proc. 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2019),IIT Roorkee, December 28-31, 2019Roorkee, India. Paper ID-IHMTC2019-POS-137. (http://ishmtdigitallibrary.com/conferences/18a7131602a3b186,7a56f09f53571cac,0bea0f425715c826.html)
 (ISHMT Digital Library). 
 
2) Abhilash K Tilak and Ranjit S Patil, "Comparative Analysis of Thermohydraulic Performance of Rectangular and Hexagonal Cross-Section Microchannel Heat Sink" 7th International and 45th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP),    IIT Bombay, 10-12th December 2018.
 
3) Vishal V. Patil, Ranjit S. Patil, “Effect of Exhaust Gas Recirculation on Various Characteristics Of Diesel Engine Powered By Rubber Seed Oil Methyl Ester-Butanol Blend”,24thNational and 2nd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2017),BITS Pilani and IIT – Hyderabad, 27-30th December 2017. DOI: 10.1615/IHMTC-2017.1950. (ISHMT Digital Library. Begell Digital Library). pp. 1413-1418.

 

4) Mahesh Dasar, Ujash Shah, PraharshPaiRaikar, RanjitPatil, “Computational Studies on Effect of Novel Accelerating Perforated Distributor on Fluid Dynamic Characteristics of Circulating Fluidized Bed Riser”, Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Technology (CFB-12), Krakow - Poland, 325-332, 23- 26th May 2017, (SCOPUS). 
 

5)  5) Satish A Mullya, G Karthikeyan, Ranjit S Patil, “Study of Molten Metal Flow and Debris Movement at Inter Electrode Gap in Micro Electric Discharge Milling Process using CFD”, The Conference on Precision Engineering (COPEN) 10, IIT Madras2017.
 

6) M. G. Kalola, Mahesh Dasar, K. P. Shete, R. S. Patil, “Effect of Novel Swirling Perforated Distributor on Fluid Dynamic Characteristics of Circulating Fluidized Bed Riser”, ASME 2016 Power and Energy Conference, Charlotte Convention Center Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, 26- 30th June 2016. (ASME Proceeding). Paper No. POWER2016-59165, V001T11A005; 9 pages, doi:10.1115/POWER2016-59165. (SCOPUS) (ASME DIGITAL) 

7) R.S. Patil, P. Mahanta, and M. Pandey, “Effect of Superficial Velocity of Air and Riser Cross Sectional Area Heat Transfer Characteristics of Circulating Fluidized Bed”, International Association of Engineers (IAENG)-World Congress on Engineering 2014, International Conference of Mechanical Engineering (ICME'14), Imperial College London - UK, 1425-1430, 2-4th July 2014,(SCOPUS). 

8) G. N. Shelke, P. Mahanta, and R. S. Patil, “Experimental Studies on Thermal Behavior of Downdraft Gasifier”, International Association of Engineers (IAENG)-World Congress on Engineering 2014, International Conference of Mechanical Engineering (ICME'14), Imperial College London - UK, 1356-1359, 2-4th July 2014, (SCOPUS). 

9) P. Mahanta, R.S. Patil, M. Pandey, " Effect of Particle Size and Bed Inventory on Wall-to-Bed Heat Transfer Characteristics of Circulating Fluidized Bed Risers", Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science, IAENG Publications UK, 2184(1),1495-1500, 2010, (SCOPUS). 

10) R.S. Patil, M. Pandey and P. Mahanta, “Study on the Heat Transfer Characteristics in the Lower Splash Region of Circulating Fluidized Bed Riser”, 7th World Conference on Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (ExHFT-7), Krakow - Poland,555-562, 28th June – 3rd July 2009.

 
 

International Conferences: (Total 17, submitted 2) in which (4 attended at are abroad)
 
1) Tilak A.K., Patil R.S.,  "Effect of Chitosan Surfactant Concentration on the Thermal Conductivity and Viscosity of Al2O3 + CNT Hybrid Nanofluid". International Conference on Innovations in Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology (NANOMTECH), November 16-17, 2019, Bangkok, Thailand. Paper ID-2050.
 

2) Samyak Jain and Ranjit S Patil, “Numerical Simulation of Novel Nozzle Intake Manifold”, International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences (iCRAFT2018). BITS Pilani, Dubai campus, 5-7th December 2018. 

293) Mahesh Dasar, Ranjit S. Patil, “Influence of Circular Fins mounted on the Inner Surface of the Cyclone Separator on  Fluid Dynamic Characteristics”, 23rd International Conference on Fludized Bed Conversion, Seoul, Korea, 13-17th May 2018. 

 2)4) Ranjit S. Patil, PinakeswarMahanta, Vishnu Kumar, “Experimental Investigations on Drying in Rotary Fluidized Bed With Static Geometry”, 23rd National Heat and Mass Transfer Conference and 1st International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference IHMTC2015, ISRO Thiruvananthapuram, 17-20thDecember 2015.

 25) Vishal V. Patil, Ranjit S. Patil, G. Karthikeyan, “Effect of Addition of Butanol in Sunflower Oil Methyl Ester Diesel Blend in a Diesel Engine”, 23rd National Heat and Mass Transfer Conference and 1st International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference IHMTC2015, ISRO Thiruvananthapuram, 17-20th December 2015.

 27 6)  V. V. Patil, R. S. Patil, “Effects of Partial Addition of Butanol in a Rubber seed Oil Methyl Ester Diesel Blend”, 5th International Conference on Advances in Energy Research (ICAER 2015), IIT Bombay, 15-17thDecember 2015.

 277) V. V. Patil, R. S. Patil, G. Karthikeyan, “Experimental Investigations on Rubber Seed Oil Methyl Ester by Varying the Load Conditions and Compression Ratio in a Diesel Engine”, 5th International Conference on Advances in Energy Research (ICAER 2015), IIT Bombay, 15-17th December 2015.

 28) R. Jain, M. Dasar, P.A. Kulkarni, R. S. Patil, “Investigation on Fluid Dynamic Characteristics of Square Barrel Wall Fins on Efficiency of A Cyclone Separator”, 5th International Conference on Advances in Energy Research (ICAER 2015),IIT Bombay, 15-17thDecember 2015.

30 9 Vishal V. Patil, Ranjit S. Patil, “Influence of Addition of Butanol in Neem Seed Oil Methyl Ester Diesel Blend in A Diesel Engine”, 17th ISME Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi, 3-4thOctober 2015.

 1. 10) P. A. Kulkarni, K. P. Shete, S. Jogdankar, and R. S. Patil, “Effect of Barrel Wall Fin of the Cyclone Separator on Fluid Dynamic Characteristics”, 5th International and 41st National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP 2014), IIT Kanpur, 12-14thDecember 2014.

 3211)  K. P. Shete, P. A. Kulkarni, and R. S. Patil, “ Computational Studies on Effects of Novel Geometries of Distributor Plates on Fluid Dynamics Characteristics of Circulating Fluidized Bed Riser”, 5th International and 41st National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP 2014), IIT Kanpur, 12-14th December 2014.

33.12)  Ranjit S. Patil, Manmohan Pandey and PinakeswarMahanta, “Study on Wall-to-Bed Heat Transfer Characteristics in the Upper Splash Region of Cold Circulating Fluidized Bed Risers”, 9th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (ISHMT-ASME ), IIT Bombay, 4-6th January 2010.

34.13) R.S. Patil, M. Pandey and P. Mahanta, “CFD Simulation for Heat Transfer and Hydrodynamics Characteristics of Circulating Fluidized Bed Riser”, 1stInternational Conference on Energy Engineering and Eco- Balance (IC-EEE), MITR Pune, India, 16-18th February, 2009.

35.14)  R.S. Patil, M. Pandey, P. Mahanta, K.L. Meena, Y.V. Singh, and P. Sharma, “Studies on Bed to Wall Heat Transfer in the Cyclone Separators of Circulating Fluidized Beds”, International Conference on Energy Security and Climate Change: Issues, Strategies and Options (ESCC), AIT and RERIC Bangkok - Thailand, 6-8th August, 2008.

15) R.S. Patil, M. Pandey and P.Mahanta, “Studies on Hydrodynamic Characteristics along the Riser of Circulating Fluidized Bed”, IISC Centenary – International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (IC-ICAME), IISC Bangalore, 2-4th July, 2008.

 

16) Abhilash K Tilak, Ranjit S Patil, "Two-phase numerical simulation of the effect of hybrid nanofluid on the performance of microchannel heat sink",8th International and 47th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP 2014), IIT Guwahati, 9-11th December 2020. (Submitted)
 

17) Rajavamsi Gangipamula, Pritanshu Ranjan, Ranjit S Patil, "Hydraulic Noise Reduction in a Volute Pump Using Source Modification - A Test Data Correlation and Numerical Simulation Approach",8th International and 47th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP 2014), IIT Guwahati, 9-11th December 2020(Submitted)

 
 
National Conferences: (Total 8)
 

1) Barapatre S., Deshpande C., Giri N.,Mewani G., Mishra D., Abhilash K. Tilak, Ranjit S Patil, "Selection of Suitable Mesh for Simulation of a Trapezoidal Microchannel Heat Sink with Different Fluids", 1st Symposium and Workshop for Analytical Youth on Applied Mechanics (SWAYAM 2018), BITS Pilani - K K Birla Goa campus, 4-6th July 2018.

2) Gupta N., Sharma S., Jaiswal S., Ahuja A., Chavan R.,Abhilash K. Tilak,Ranjit S. Patil, "Selection of Suitable Mesh for Simulation of a Rectangular Microchannel Heat Sink with Different Fluids ", 1st Symposium and Workshop for Analytical Youth on Applied Mechanics (SWAYAM 2018), BITS Pilani - K K Birla Goa campus, 4-6th July 2018.

3) Lakshya Agarwal, Meet Modi, Robin Singh Chib, Keval Parikh, Sachin Labishetty, Mahesh Dasar, Ranjit S Patil, "Effect of Inlet Design Parameters of a cyclone separator on a fluid dynamic characteristics", 1st Symposium and Workshop for Analytical Youth on Applied Mechanics (SWAYAM 2018), BITS Pilani - K K Birla Goa campus, 4-6th July 2018.

4) Akshat Pagey, Robin Singh Chib, Lakshya Aagarwal, Ranjit S Patil, "Design and Optimization of single speed two-step reduction gearbox", 1st Symposium and Workshop for Analytical Youth on Applied Mechanics (SWAYAM 2018), BITS Pilani - K K Birla Goa campus, 4-6th July 2018.

5) Robin Singh Chib, S. Siddharth Kumar, M. Kaushik Reddy, Krishna Kamdi, Akash Rajawat, Ranjit S Patil,, "Design and Optimization of Wheel Assembly and Suspension Assembly", 1st Symposium and Workshop for Analytical Youth on Applied Mechanics (SWAYAM 2018), BITS Pilani - K K Birla Goa campus, 4-6th July 2018.

6) Manmohan Pandey, PinakeswarMahanta, Patil Ranjit S. and Gawali Mahesh Vijay, “Development of an Experimental Facility for the Study of Scale Effects in Circulating Fluidized Beds”, National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering (NCRAME), NIT Silchar, 20-21st December, 2008.

7) R. Asthana, R.S.Patil, R.K Patil, “Possibilities of Conventional Fuel Conservation in Indian Cement Industry – A Case Study”, 22nd National Convention of Mechanical Engineers on Energy Technologies – Strategies for Optimal Utilization of Natural Resources, The Institute of Engineers and Centre for Energy, IIT Guwahati, India, pp.29, 9-10th September, 2006.

8) G.N. Sopal, Ranjit S .Patil, “Studies on Geographical Information System”, 1st National Conference on Applications of Computers in Engineering and Communications (INCACEC), Dr. B.A.M. University Aurangabad, India, 24-25th March, 2001.

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